Use Art or History or Poetry or Humanism or Ethics as Mesh terms and combine them with a disease or a condition. E.g., Neoplasms [Mesh] AND Poetry [Mesh].
Use the Ethics subheading. E.g., Clinical Trials As Topic/Ethics
Use History, 19th century, History, 18th century, etc. for history of medicine. E.g., History, 16th Century [Majr] AND Neoplasms [Mesh].
[Majr] indicates you want the term to be a Major Topic, not just an incidental mention of the term.
Use jurisprudence [Mesh] for a legal angle to a medical issue.
CINAHL (via EBSCO)
Palliative Care, Hospice Care and other ethical concepts. Use these subject headings with the Ethical Issues subheading. E.g., Palliative Care/Ethical Issues.
Use terms like, Literature or Art and Illustration or History or Medical Ethics and combine the term with a disease or condition.
Web Of Science – general science and social science
Try Personhood as a Title search to find articles that are focused on this topic and follow the Times Cited links.